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March 2018

Reforming Women: Feminist Stories of Religious Change

9th March 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Council Room, Firth Court, Western Bank
Sheffield, S10 2TN
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From the #nuntastic to the body conscious, 500 Reformations' scholars Elizabeth Goodwin, Sasha Garwood, and Iona Hine explore how religious change shaped women and women shaped religious change. Part of SheFest.

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Reformations of Sheffield Castle (Walk)

23rd March 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sheffield Sheffield, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
Castle Square tram stop (sign in foreground, Primark store and deli stand in background).

Recover the past with this free walking tour around the site where Sheffield Castle once stood. (Advance booking required.)

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May 2018

Was the Reformation the First Brexit?

2nd May 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Street
Sheffield, S1 1XZ United Kingdom
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In this illustrated lunchtime talk, Professor Anthony Milton explores the impact of the Reformation and how far we can make any meaningful parallels between the two events.

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What did the Reformation do for Women?

3rd May 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Street
Sheffield, S1 1XZ United Kingdom
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In this lunchtime talk, Dr Sasha Garwood explores the impact of the Reformation on how women thought about themselves and their bodies.

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Is the Reformation to blame for modern anxieties?

23rd May 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Street
Sheffield, S1 1XZ United Kingdom
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Catherine Evans explores how the modern obsession with constant productivity started in the 16th century, and how it's been making us anxious for the last 400 years.

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June 2018

What did the Reformation do for Shakespeare?

7th June 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ecclesall Library, 20 Ecclesall Road
Sheffield, S11 9PL United Kingdom
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In this afternoon talk, Dr Tom Rutter examines the impact of the Reformation on the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

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Luther as a philosopher: On the Bondage of the Will

13th June 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leeds University United Kingdom + Google Map
Free
The titlepage of the first edition (1525) of Luther's "De Servo Arbitrio"

A second workshop in the White Rose-funded "Luther as a philosopher" series.

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When did you last hear your father?

13th June 2018 @ 5:10 pm - 7:00 pm
Jessop West G03, Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield, S3 7RA
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SCEMS Visiting Speaker, Professor Lori Anne Ferrell will explore how Victorians shaped the public understanding of "Reformation" in this early evening lecture.

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What did the Reformation ever do for addiction?

The Origins of Addiction: New Words in the English Reformation

13th June 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Street
Sheffield, S1 1XZ United Kingdom
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Jose Murgatroyd Cree  explores the new vocabulary of the English reformation, focusing particularly on addiction.

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[CANCELLED] From Luther to Amazon: the Reformation and the International Book Trade

21st June 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Central Library, Carpenter Room, Surrey Street
Sheffield, S1 1XZ United Kingdom
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Free

‘La grât danse macabre’, Mathias Huss (1499) WE REGRET TO ANNOUNCE THAT THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. Those who have booked to attend should receive automatic notification via EventBrite. Bookselling changed during the period of the Reformation from a small, artisanal, and mainly bespoke trade to a mechanised international market. How did these changes take place? What was their impact? Who were the key players? And, how did they set the stage for the development of contemporary publishing?…

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